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Flash

The 3-4 page FLASH is published daily from Tuesday to Friday and is circulated by e-mail. The report gives daily analyses, daily prices, forecasts and opinion on the pertinent market topics of today and tomorrow. It serves the world’s oilseed, oil and feed industries and other market participants with reliable and unbiased information.

SAMPLE

Thursday 23 January

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

 

  • Soybean prices are likely to trend sideways or lower in coming weeks, as we point out in today's FLASH, in which we analyse the world supply & demand outlook...
  • Market participants are waiting for China to resume purchases of US soybeans, but China currently prefers Brazilian soybeans which are offered at a discount to US origin...
  • Booming Chinese import requirements have contributed to the supply tightness in vegetable oils, reflected in declining stocks in exporting countries and a significant price appreciation...
  • Chinese imports of 8 vegetable oils skyrocketed to 12.6 Mn T in calendar year 2019, as we point out in the FLASH...
  • In Russia production and exports of sunflower oil exceeded expectations in December...
 
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Wednesday 22 January

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

 

  • In India the Ministry of Consumer Affairs proposed a reduction of vegetable oil import taxes to bring down edible oil prices in view of the recent increase in domestic prices for food....
  • On the CBOT soybean futures came under pressure lately and settled at US-$ 9.16 per bushel in the March contract on Jan 21, a 5-week low...
  • Comparatively low Argentine soybean crushings in December resulted in a decline in soya meal stocks to the lowest level since 2015.....
  • Higher than expected disposals in the first few months of this season are likely to limit the growth of world sunflowerseed crushings to an estimated 3-4% in Jan/Sept 2020...
  • EU rapeseed imports were boosted to a 3.8 Mn T in July/Dec 2019, up almost 50% with biggest increases from...
  • In Norway growing fish feed demand from the expanding aquaculture industry as well as technical innovation in the feed formulas boosted demand for veg. oils to a new high in Jan/Dec 2019....
 
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Tuesday 21 January

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

 

  • In South America soybean production is seen rising by 4.3 Mn T from a year earlier in 2019/20. In mid-Dec we had still anticipated an increase of 5.5 Mn T, but an upward revision of last year's production in...Details in the FLASH
  • In Oct/Dec 2019, world exports of 4 vegetable oils increased only slightly by 0.3 Mn T from a year earlier to 21.2 Mn T. Due to insufficient production and rising domestic demand in several producing countries...
  • The Indian government is reportedly considering to impose export restrictions on groundnuts in order to raise domestic vegetable oil supplies. Food price inflation in India reached 12% lately....
  • EU rapeseed crushings continued to be relatively high in Oct/Dec 2019, driven by favourable crush margins and record imports from third countries (primarily Ukraine)....
  • The significant year-on-year decline in output of methyl ester in the second half of last year curbed the growth of US biofuel production to 0.14 Mn T or 2% in Jan/Dec 2019.....
 
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Thursday 16 January

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

 

  • Soybean futures declined sharply on the CBOT yesterday and settled near session lows at US-$ 9.28¾ for March and $ 9.42 in the May contract, down 13½ cents in both positions and representing 4-week lows....
  • Current very low Indian veg. oil stocks will require larger imports in coming months. Palm oil imports at best stagnated at 2.4 Mn T in Oct/Dec, based on preliminary data....
  • Freight costs for vegetable oils and other commodities have increased in recent months as a result of stricter vessel fuel rules which came in force in Jan 2020....
  • US soybean crushings recovered to around 5.0 Mn T in December, the second largest volume ever reported for a single month....
  • There is apparently very little scope for a recovery of EU rapeseed crushings in July/June 2020/21. Preliminary production estimates in the FLASH...
 
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